04 December 2008

Research program in ecology

The institution: Harvard Forest

The program: Each student will participate in an on‑going study with senior researchers from Harvard University, Marine Biological Lab-Ecosystems Center, University of New Hampshire, University of Massachusetts and other collaborators. Responsibilities generally include field and laboratory studies, data analysis and scientific writing. In addition, students attend weekly seminars given by nationally known scientists about their research and workshops on ethics and career and graduate school planning. At the end of the summer, students will develop their research results and present their findings at a student research symposium.

  • 12 week program running from 26 May to 14 August 2009.

  • $5,400 stipend.

  • On-site housing.

  • Full meal plan.

  • Assistance with travel costs to and from Harvard Forest.


  • Demonstrated interest in ecology.

Application deadline: 6 February 2009

More information: http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/education/reu/reu.html

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